Show your love for homeless pets on Love Your Pet Day! Stop by any Mounds Pet Food Warehouse store in Dane County today (February 20th) and round up your purchase or choose an amount to donate at the register. Mounds will contribute $2 for every $1 donated to DCHS! Learn more.

These animals are available for adoption and are located at the DCHS Main Shelter or satellite locations.

LEARN ABOUT THE ADOPTION PROCESS

ADOPTION FEES

SEE THE CURRENT WAITLIST

Check the Waitlist Before Your Visit

Wait times can vary from a few minutes to several hours before you are paired with a counselor to meet potential new pet(s). Shortest wait times tend to be between 2:00-4:00 on weekdays.

Important Labels to Notice on Adoptable Animals

“Unavailable for Visits Today” animals may be recovering from surgery or otherwise unavailable. If you are interested in that animal, visit the shelter a different day.

“Available from Foster” and “On an Outing” animals are not in the shelter. Leave a message for the Adoption Center at (608) 838-0413 ext. 145 to set up an appointment to meet these animals.

“Available from DCHS Thrift Store” animals are at our Thrift Store located at 6904 Watts Rd, Madison. Meet them during the store’s open hours.

Adopt

Select a pet for more information!

Theo
Male | 5 years
Holland Lop
Holland Lop

Avi
Female | Adult
Domestic Shorthair
Mix

Lacy
Female | Adult
Domestic Shorthair
Mix

Dante
Male | Adult
Chihuahua, Short Coat
Mix

Honeypot
Male | 3 years
Domestic Shorthair
Mix

Faith
Female | 1 year
Domestic Shorthair
Mix

Felix
Female | 9 months
Domestic Shorthair
Mix

Kroaker
Female | Senior
Domestic Shorthair
Mix

Tangelo
Male | Adult
Domestic Shorthair
Mix

Charlie
Female | Adult
Domestic Shorthair
Mix

Goldie Hen
Female | Adult
Chicken

Yankee Candle
Male | Adult
Domestic Shorthair
Mix